Integrating with third parties

Getting started with third party integration

The following components are Babbage compliant and will be supported during and after the hard-fork.

  • cardano-node - the latest cardano-node, which supports Ouroboros Praos.

  • cardano-db-sync - a necessary middleware to power both cardano-rest and cardano-graphql. This middleware stores blockchain data fetched from cardano-node in an intermediate database to enable higher-level interfaces for blockchain exploration.

  • cardano-wallet - This API is recommended for 3rd party wallets and exchanges who do not want to manage UTxOs for transactions themselves. Use it to send and receive payments from hierarchical deterministic wallets on the Cardano blockchain via HTTP REST or a command-line interface.

  • cardano-graphql - HTTP GraphQL API for Cardano. A more flexible alternative for blockchain exploration than cardano-rest.

  • Adrestia libraries - Recommended for larger exchanges who wish to construct their own wallet scheme and manage UTXOs themselves. This consists of the following:

The only currently available language target is Haskell, although support for JavaScript is being worked on and should be available soon.

Also, see the compatibility matrix and latest release notes.

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